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how to implement scrum in 10 easy steps

Step 10: Review, Reflect, Repeat

by Kelly Waters, 20 November 2007

So you’ve got your backlog in order, estimated your backlog, clarified your requirements, planned your sprint and created a collaborative workspace. You’ve sprinted to achieve your sprint goals, run daily stand-up meetings and tracked progress with a daily burndown chart. Now you’ve come to the end of your Sprint and finished when you said you […]

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Step 9: Finish When You Said You Would

by Kelly Waters, 13 November 2007

So you’ve got your backlog in order, estimated your backlog, clarified your requirements, planned your sprint and created a collaborative workspace. You’re sprinting to achieve your sprint goals, running daily stand-up meetings and you’re tracking progress with a daily burndown chart. Now you just need to finish when you said you would… What a great […]

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Step 8: Track Progress With A Daily Burndown Chart

by Kelly Waters, 07 November 2007

So you’ve got your backlog in order, estimated your backlog, clarified your requirements, planned your sprint and created a collaborative workspace. You’re sprinting to achieve your sprint goals and running daily stand-up meetings. Now you’re ready to track progress with a daily burndown chart… “Oh dear, it seemed to be going so well” Often in […]

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Step 7: Stand Up And Be Counted!

by Kelly Waters, 30 October 2007

So you’ve got your backlog in order, estimated your backlog, clarified your requirements, planned your sprint and created a collaborative workspace. You’re sprinting to achieve your sprint goals; now you’re ready for Step #7 – Stand up and be counted! Hold a daily stand-up meeting. The whole team must be present. It’s not optional. The […]

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Step 6: Sprint!

by Kelly Waters, 19 October 2007

So you’ve got your backlog in order, estimated your backlog, clarified your requirements, planned your sprint and created a collaborative workspace. Now you’re ready for Step #6 – Sprint! Scrum does not really prescribe how you should go about delivering the tasks in your Sprint. Scrum is an agile management practice and doesn’t really cover […]

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Step 4: Sprint Planning (Tasks)

by Kelly Waters, 11 October 2007

Once you’ve completed Step #3 and clarified the requirements for all the Product Backlog items targeted for your Sprint, the next step is to plan the Sprint in detail… Sprint Planning Workshop (Part 2) The first part of the Sprint Planning Workshop (in the last step of this series) was focused on clarifying the requirements […]

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